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   Observations

    Surnames - L

Some apparent  inaccuracies and anomalies have been discovered in respect of the spelling of surnames, service/regimental records, details of birth and death events and other matters in The Book, the Debt of Honour Register at the CWGC, on local war memorials and in the publication "Officers and Soldiers Who Died In The Great War".

 

(It should be noted that the many Observations here are being gradually investigated and corrected where necessary)

Name

Source

Observations/Remarks

LACEY, Harold Cyril

The Book, page 340

Also commemorated on the Leckhampton (St Peter's Church) Roll of Honour, the Order of Oddfellows Roll of Honour and on the St Paul's Teacher Training College Roll of Honour.

LAKE, Noel Graham

The Book, page 341

Also commemorated on the Prestbury (St Mary's Church) War Memorial and on the family grave in Cheltenham Cemetery.

LANDALE, Walter Luke

The Book, page 342

Also commemorated on the Prestbury (St Mary's Church) War Memorial.   Official date of death recorded in the DoHR is 11th June 1916.

LANE Alderman Justice

The Book, page 342

Date of death recorded in DoHR is 9th April 1915 and this date was printed in the Glos Echo published on 27th April 1915.

LANE, Francis

The Book, page 342

Not commemorated on the All Saints Church War Memorial.

LANE, Henry Arthur

The Book, page 343

Also commemorated on the All Saints Church War memorial.

LANE, Ronald Edward

The Book, page 343

Also commemorated on the St Luke's Church War Memorial and on the All Saints Church War Memorial.

LANGSTON, Leonard William

add to The Book, page 344

This commemoration on the Holy Trinity School War Memorial refers to 13835, Pte Leonard William LANGSTON, 8th Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment.   His birth was registered in Cheltenham in Q2-1887 and he was 31 at the time of his death.   He enlisted into the 8th Battalion at Bristol on 2nd September 1914 and served in France between 18th July 1915 and 21st February 1916.  He was returned to the Gloucestershire Regiment Depot on 22nd February 1916 to await discharge after a failed hernia operation and was subsequently discharged from the Army on 18th July 1916 as "no longer physically fit for war service" under Kings Regulations paragraph 392(xvi) and awarded a Silver War Badge.   He resided at 28 Jersey Street, Cheltenham with his wife Mrs Ethel Amanda Langston and children Leonard and William.   He died of illness on 11th October 1918 and is buried in an unmarked grave in Cheltenham Cemetery, plot N/9367.

LAPWORTH, Frederick

The Book, page 344

Regimental number is M2/046192.

LARGE, George Frederick

The Book, page 345

Also commemorated on the Cleeve Hill (St Peter's Church) Roll of Honour and on the grave of his father in Bishops Cleeve (St Michael's) Churchyard.

LARGE, William

The Book, page 345

Regimental number is 105352.   Died of illness in He was discharged from the Canadian Army on 10th August 1918 as physically unfit for further service.   He died on 23rd October 1921 in Saskatchewan.

LARNER, Ernest Arthur

The Book, page 346

Also commemorated on the Leckhampton (St Peter's Church) Roll of Honour and on the St James' Church Roll of Honour.

LAUNCHBURY, James Frederick

The Book, page 346

Regimental number is G/24624.

LAWRENCE, Arthur Edwin

The Book, page 347

Rank of LCpl and date of death 22nd April 1915 recorded in the DoHR.

LAWRENCE, Arthur James

The Book, page 347

Also commemorated on the Charlton Kings (St Mary's Church) War Memorial.   Widow resided at 2 Lantys Cottages, School Road, Charlton Kings.

LAWRENCE, Reginald

The Book, page 348

Date of death of 22nd April 1915 recorded on the DoHR.

LAWRIE, Herbert

Add to The Book, page 348

This commemoration on the St Stephen's Church War Memorial refers to 45455, Squadron Quartermaster Sgt (SQMS), 8th (King's Royal Irish) Hussars, Corps of Hussars,  who died of illness on 30th May 1919 aged 42.   His death was registered in Cheltenham and he was buried in Worksop (Retford Road) Cemetery.   His widow, Mrs Mary Lawrie, resided at 3 Fairlight Place, Prince's Road, Tivoli, Cheltenham.

LEA, Ernest James

The Book, page 349

Unit serving with at death was 1/5th Battalion Devonshire Regiment.

LEA, George

The Book, page 350

Birth registered In Newmarket in Q1-1891.   Aged 24 at death.

LEACH, Charles Henry

The Book, page 350

Serving with 77th Battery Royal Field Artillery at time of death.   Date of death recorded in DoHR and in SDGW is 29th October 1918.   Regimental number recorded on MIC is 42693.   Buried in Rawalpindi War Cemetery, Plot 2/A/11.

LEFAUX John Faulkner

The Book, page 351

Birth registered as LEFEAUX in Pontypridd in Q4 - 1898.   Also commemorated on the Leckhampton (St Peter's Church) Roll of Honour.

LEGG, William Thomas

The Book, page 351

Address of parents is Roseville Cottage, Bayshill Terrace, St George's Road, Cheltenham.

LEWIS, John Edward

The Book, page 353

Serving with 161st Heavy Battery/51st Brigade Royal Garrison Artillery at time of death.   Commemorated on the family grave in Stoke Orchard (St James') Churchyard.

LEWIS, Thomas F

The Book, page 354

Birth registered as Thomas Charles Lewis in Cheltenham in Q2-1877.  

LISMORE, Charles

The Book, page 355

Recorded as LISSEMORE in DoHR.   Serving with 866th HT Coy RASC at time of death.

LITTLE, Thomas

The Book, page 356

Birth registered in Upton upon Severn in Q1-1890.   Aged 26 at death.   Name printed on a Roll of Honour for a service of remembrance at St Matthew's Church, Cheltenham, on 24th June 1917.

LITTLEDALE, Arthur Charles

The Book, page 356

Serving with 19th Battery/9th Brigade Royal Field Artillery at time of death.

LLOYD, Cyril George

The Book, page 356

Serving with 19th (Garrison) Battalion Hampshire Regiment at time of  death.

LLOYD, Thomas David

The Book, page 357

Birth registered in Cheltenham in Q1-1883.   Aged 25 at death.   Also commemorated on the Order of Oddfellows Roll of Honour.   Regimental number recorded as 29320 in SDGW.

LOCK, Edgar

The Book, page 358

Rank of Cpl recorded in DoHR and SDGW.   On the grave of his mother in Cheltenham Cemetery, the date of his death is given as 12th May 1918.   Address of parents is "Holditch", Naunton Lane, Naunton Park, Cheltenham.

LOCKE, Dennis Wilfred

The Book, page 358

Date of death recorded as 25th May 1916 in the DoHR.

LOCKE, Henry John

The Book, page 359

Date of death recorded as 12th March 1915 in the DoHR and SDGW.

LOCKEY, Arthur Granville

The Book, page 359

Birth registered in Cheltenham in Q3-1895.   Aged 20 at death.

LODGE, Frederick G

The Book, page 359

Birth registered as Frederick George Lodge in Cheltenham in Q3-1889.   Enlisted in to the Royal Field Artillery on 6th January 1915 and saw service with the BEF between 24th August 1915 and 20th May 1916.   He sustained serious injuries to his back on 20th January 1916 when he fell from his horse and was subsequently discharged from the Army on 10th July 1916, being awarded a Silver War Badge (Serial 171569) and a Chelsea Pension.   He died in the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, on 9th February 1920 after an operation on his back.    He is buried in Boston (Forest Hills) Cemetery, Section 24, Grave 1165.   It was not until December 2006 that the MoD accepted that Driver Lodge is an official war casualty and his name now appears in the DoHR.

LODWICK, John Thornton

The Book, page 360

Also commemorated on the St James' Church War Memorial.   Awarded "Mentioned in Despatches" in London Gazette of 18th June 1915.  

LONG, Cecil Charles

The Book, page 361

Resided at "Hazelville, Naunton Lane, Naunton Park, Cheltenham.

LONG, Frank Thomas

The Book, page 361

Also commemorated on the Gotherington War Memorial.

LONG, George H

The Book, page 362

Birth registered as George Henry Long in Cheltenham in Q2-1896.   Aged 21 at death.   Also commemorated on the St James' Church War Memorial and on the St James' School Roll of Honour.

LONG, William James

The Book, page 363

Serving with 77th Siege Battery/6th Brigade Royal Garrison Artillery at time of death.

LOUIS, Arthur Grace

The Book, page 363

Also commemorated on the Prestbury (St Mary's Church) War Memorial.   Widow, Mrs Caroline Elizabeth Louis, resided at "Hygeia", High Street, Prestbury and later at "Daylesford", Wellington Square, Cheltenham.

LOVERIDGE, Thomas

The Book, page 365

Discharged from the Army on 21st May 1916 whilst serving with 3rd (Reserve) Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment.

LOVESY, Frederick John

The Book, page 365

Also commemorated on the Charlton Kings (St Mary's Church) War Memorial and on the Charlton Kings Baptist Church Roll of Honour. Name printed on a Roll of Honour for a service of remembrance at St Matthew's Church, Cheltenham, on 24th June 1917.

LYES, Charles Edward

The Book, page 366

Birth registered in Cheltenham in Q4-1875.   Aged 39 at death.   Names spelt as LYS on the St Mark's Church War Memorial.

LYON, Reginald Anthony

The Book, page 366

Original battlefield grave marker located near to the entrance of Cheltenham Cemetery.

 

 

Page last updated:  12th February 2018

 

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